14I3I01 - Kinology and felinology

Course specification
Course titleKinology and felinology
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Mila Savić
  2. prof. dr Vladimir Dimitrijević
  3. prof. dr Ružica Trailović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Žolt Bečkei
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    The goalIntroduction to canine and feline selective breeding, biological characteristics of dogs and cats, principles and organization of breeding and nursing, breeding methods and selection for health improvement and increasing working performances.
    The outcomeStudent has to obtain the knowledge in specific organization of canine and feline breeding; to learn to estimate constitution upon breed standard, i.e. to estimate the morphological, physiological, and psychological faults, to perform the body condition scoring and estimate temperament in the scope of healthcare and breeding value.
    Contents of lecturesOrigin and domestication of dogs and cats, FCI and FIFE classification of dog and cat breeds. Canine and feline reproduction and rearing of offspring. Selection based on constitution, working performance, origin and progeny. Predisposition of dog and cat breeds to some hereditary diseases. Genetics and health control program. Breeding methods applied in canine and feline selection.
    Contents of exercisesCanine feline handling, identification, assessment of breed type, constitution and condition of show dogs and show cats.
    1. Savić Mila, Jovanović S, Vegara M: Stočarstvo - Farmske i socijalne životinje, FVM, Beograd, 2007. (Original title)
    2. Savić Mila, Dimitrijević Vladimir, Trailović Ružica, Bečkei Žolt Stočarstvo - praktikum, Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Centar za izdavačku delatnost i promet učila, Beograd, 2014 (Original title)
    3. Fogle B: Nova enciklopedija pasa, Dorling Kindersly Book, London, Leo comerce, Rijeka, 2005. (Original title)
    4. Verhoef E: The Complete Encyclopaedia of cats, Rebo publishing, Lisse, 2003. (Original title)
    5. Alderton D: Dorling Kindersly Handbook of Cats, Dorling Kindersly Book, London, 2000. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingEducation with interactive learning including audio-visual methods (PowerPoint presentations and films). Practical exercises and training at dog and cat shows/ exhibitions.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper30
    Practical lessons10Oral examination20